Amplified is an award winning talk show about Apple, Mac, iPad, iPhone, iOS, guitars, amps, music, and recording. Get ready to rock.

Hosted by Jim Dalrymple and Dan Benjamin.

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#103: A Monster Deal

July 16, 2014 at 1:00PM • 55 minutes

Jim and Dan talk about Apple's announcement to work with IBM on business software and more.

#102: Very Smart, Good Looking People

July 2, 2014 at 2:00PM • 1 hour 10 minutes

Jim and Dan talk about the demise of Aperture, the future of Final Cut Pro and Logic,, iTunes Match, subscription services, the Sony Walkman, wearables, and more.

#101: Sitting Outside

June 25, 2014 at 4:00PM • 1 hour 12 minutes

Jim and Dan discuss Google Glass streaming live video, Google TV, Apple TV, HBO Go and cable companies, Apple's iCloud strategy, The New York Times and Walmart, placing trust in news organizations, Dropcam, Nest and privacy limits, the MacBook Air to Surface Pro 3 upgrade path, Bono's (Red) rant, and more.

#100: Do You Keep Canaries?

June 18, 2014 at 3:00PM • 55 minutes

Jim returns from his well earned vacation to talk to Dan about the potential for an Amazon phone, WWDC two weeks later, the new iMac's importance as a serious production machine, operating systems as a product, Apple's veil of secrecy, and more.

#99: Like Hodor with a Better Vocabulary

June 13, 2014 at 5:00PM • 1 hour 24 minutes

Dan Benjamin is joined by Peter Cohen of to talk about the future of Apple, working in Appe retail, predictions for hardware in 2014 (iWatch, Apple TV, Thunderbolt displays), and more.

Is the iWatch a certainty? Will we see Apple TV's with games? Listen to find out.

#98: The Nature of The Beast

June 4, 2014 at 7:30PM • 47 minutes

Jim and Dan meet in San Francisco to talk about the future of iOS 8, Yosemite, and apple hardware after the 2014 WWDC keynote.

#97: No Second Chances

May 20, 2014 at 10:30AM • 1 hour 5 minutes

Jim and Dan return to have a deep analysis of beats, music subscription technology, music discovery, a list of people Jim will destroy, Apple settling with Samsung and Google, iMessages SMS issues, and more.

#96: The Loop Guitar

April 22, 2014 at 11:00AM • 1 hour 30 minutes

Jim Dalrymple and Dan Benjamin talk about Ull 2014, Apple's jab at Samsung, Objective-C programming, trading down to the Galaxy S5, the Aero lawsuit, the Atelier playing cards, the Loop Guitar, and more.

#95: Unemployable

April 16, 2014 at 10:15AM • 1 hour 2 minutes

Jim Dalrymple and Dan Benjamin are joined once again by Zak Holder. They talk about the just-leaked Amazon phone, the purported iPhone 6 screen and case leaks, and Windows Phone 8.1's appropriation of Passbook. Jim also talks about The Loop's upcoming 5th year anniversary, and recounts his journey covering Apple for 20 years.

#94: Sitting on Jim's Lap

April 8, 2014 at 11:00AM • 1 hour 20 minutes

Jim and Dan are joined by Zak Holder, 5by5 engineer and so much more to discuss the Amazon Fire, the Heartbleed security flaw, WWDC lottery, and delve in again to the world of emulated amplifiers.